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MARGARET L. “PEGGY” JOHNSON
Executive Vice President of the Americas and India
Peggy Johnson serves as executive vice president of the Americas and India. Johnson
is responsible for global development including working with partners to drive the
adoption of 3G wireless broadband in the Americas and India. Johnson also serves as
a member of Qualcomm’s executive committee.
Johnson previously served as president of Qualcomm Internet Services (QIS) and
MediaFLO Technologies. Johnson was integral in establishing the foundation for QIS
and leading the development of next-generation wireless technology. Under Johnson’s
leadership, QIS was successful at developing the BREW® solution, a family of offerings
that includes uiOne, deliveryOne, QPoint and BREW Signature Solutions as well as the
QChat® push-to-talk solution.
Johnson began her career at Qualcomm in 1989 as a software engineer within
Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions (QWBS). She held several positions within
QWBS, including director of business development, where she was responsible for
adding network management centers for the OmniTRACS system in Malaysia, Korea,
Japan and Mexico. She also served as vice president of technology, where she led the
customer software group. She joined Qualcomm Consumer Products in 1997 as vice
president of business development and was appointed vice president of sales shortly
thereafter. Johnson was named senior vice president of sales for QCP in April 2000 and
took on the additional responsibilities of marketing for Kyocera Wireless in a transitional
role after the sale of QCP to Kyocera.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Johnson worked as an engineer for General Electric's
Military Electronics Division. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical
Engineering from San Diego State University.